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Does anyone have GCA with normal bloods

I know from the research that 4-7% of GCA patients can present with normal blood...

Recucing this time has led to feeling less well with some pain coming back - should I stabilise my dose and for how long?

Started on 20mg at Xmas - have gradually reduced to 12mg with no problem so far....

Big thank you.

Just like to say a big thank you to all of you that answered my question on does...
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Does any one know if warfarine alters your ESR,splease Ritter

Been in hospital for a few days,horrendous back pain to the point of screaming r...

If Your on Prednisolone and you get Aches in your Groin and Hip when you twist, turn or go up and down stairs Demand an MRI scan on your hip

Hi to all as the title of this blog says If Your on Prednisolone you get Aches i...

Anyone else use predisolone and anti inflammatories together?

I've been prescribed both but only use the anti inflammatories ( Arcoxia ) when ...

Improving picture with GCA

I was diagnosed with GCA in November, 2010 having experienced chest pain, fatigu...

Better results for pain relief with non-enteric coated prednisolone tablets?

I am new to this website. I was diagnosed with PMR eighteen months ago (I am 60...

Back up to 15mg and still not right!

After my last blog , my doctor told me to go back to 15mg of pred, having done t...

Advise please

I had a flare up of PMR, went up to 10mg of pred from 6 1/2mg. I decided to com...

Varying Prednisolone dosages

Hello everyone! I am recently diagnosed with PMR (December 2012) and am new to t...

20MG TO 15MG. IS THIS TOO BIG A DROP?!!!

Over the past three years I have successfully reduced my Prednisone from 60 mg t...

Tapering Prednisone with the help of licorice.

Hi everyone. I have read that taking licorice tincture will help support the ad...

Hi all, have been on 15mg Pred for 1 week, only very slight relief, what do you think? Bloods borderline

I have wheels

Look what I got today. I can't wait to be out and about now.

CRP and ESR within normal limits - increasing symptoms - previous PMR

I am almost 67 and female. About 5 years ago I was diagnosed with PMR - with ra...

mobility assessment

Hi all, just wanted to share that yesterday I went for a mobility assessment as ...

When steroids are reduced are dizzy spells and shakiness normal at 1mg of a reduction? Have had a strange day today.

Peterborough PMRGCAUK - AGM

The Annual AGM of the Peterborough PMRGCA Support Group will be held on 11th Apr...

Life changing experience!!

Being a reasonably fit and active 71 year old nothing could have prepared me for...

What triggers flare ups?

I find stress and over exertion trigger flare ups, what are your experiences?

New meds from rheumy

Hi everyone, hope we are all doing ok. I have been up and down over the past fe...

Suffering severe jaw pain need advice

I have never had greatly raised inflammatory markers. Over the last week or two ...

Bowen Therapy - a type of light massage. Has anyone benefited from this in the treatment of PMR?

I was diagnosed with PMR in December 2012. My GP started me on 20mg Prednisolone...

Need a little help, I was doing so well.

Hi guys, Been reading all your comments every day with interest. Having had PM...

Think I muddled up my pills!!! A lesson to be learnt....

Had a bit of panic 3 days ago.... Have got in the habit of always taking my 1...

Dropping from 4mg of prednisolone to 3mg and I am experiencing nausea and palpitations any comments?

please help,need to feel good again

well here we go,all startedin oct,2012.started having pain in my knee,went to os...

Flare up of GCA after the flu injection

Has anyone had a flare up of their PMR/GCA after receiving the flu jab? I a...

Flare up of GCA

Hello I am new to this site, has anyone had a flare of GCA with a normal ESR,? ...